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Walking tours

CBD Settlement to Marvellous Melbourne

04 3038 9740

Tour operated by:

Melbourne Architours

Let Melbourne Architours unpack the settlement history of Melbourne through to the gold rush and boom time in the 1880s before the city's crashing descent towards the end of the 19th century.

On this tour, you will learn about the diverse colonial English town planning theory, reasons for adoption of architectural styles for various typologies, materiality and early construction methods, progress in the work of particular architects, natural and planned zoning, amongst others.

Price & booking

Tour pricing information (GST included)

Type Valid Price
01/01/15 - 01/01/17 $27.50 - $37.50
Payment methods accepted
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Tour starting location:
Melbourne City Centre
Mode of transport:
  • Walk
  • Walking
  • Guide
  • Guided walks

Tour operator

Melbourne Architours are a group of local Melburnians who work, live and breathe architecture and design in this city.

Keen to share the knowledge and generate discussion about the built environment, they invite you on a walking tour with them to learn about Melbourne's evolution through its building fabric.

Come and join the city tour or inner urban tours, followed by a caffeine pit stop or beer at the bar to dissect the good and the bad about the city and its architecture.

Customised tours are available on request please email Melbourne Architours your interest.

Melbourne Architours past custom tours have included engineers, high schools, government departments, marketing companies, tourism agencies and art curators.

Enjoy a customised route specific to your area of interest.

Gift vouchers are available, please contact Melbourne Architours to organise one for a friend or family.

Opening hours:

Please contact Melbourne Architours during standard work hours for further information.